2 Haredi Boys Arrested For String Of Child Sex Assaults, Rapes
Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com
Two boys aged 14- and 15-years-old from a central Israel haredi city were arrested on suspicion of a string of sexual assaults committed against other children, some younger than 10, Ynet reported today.
News of the arrests, which took place some time ago, was only cleared for publication today.
The arrested boys allegedly lured their victims to various hiding places where they raped and sexually assaulted them.
The boys were initially put on house arrest outside the haredi city where their original crimes were committed and police believe the boys may have committed more crimes in that other location.
Police defended the long amount of time it took to complete their initial investigation by claiming it was sensitivity to the alleged victims that delayed it.
The initial investigation was opened at the end of July after the father of one of the alleged victims filed a criminal complaint with police after the boy told a school administrator about the abuse and the administrator told the alleged victim’s father.